Tag: Design

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More Favourite Things

Milo Baughman: Was one of the leading mid-century modern furniture designers of the 20th century and a favourite of mine.  His American designs were forward-thinking and distinctive, but they were unpretentious and affordable. He was prolific and very influential; his work continues to be copied, reinvented and revived. Beginning in the mid-1940’s, Baughman designed for many furniture companies, including Mode […]

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Oracibo Update

  Welcome to the latest version of my blog! We have changed things up a bit and now when you visit the site you will “land” on the blog page where all my blogs appear. When you click on the recipe button it will take you to the “latest recipes and recipe archive”. This change […]

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More Favourite Things – “Rammed Earth”

A former colleague introduced me to “Rammed Earth” construction a few years ago. I found the concept to be both intriguing and beautiful, I think it works beautifully on the westcoast.   I love the backdrop of the rammed earth walls with modern furniture. Mies van der Rohe displayed his Barcelona furniture in front of granite walls, simply […]

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Favourite Things

A few years ago, while thumbing through a magazine, I came across a room that caught my eye. What jumped out at me from the photos were “those chairs”. I was in love. I had absolutely no idea how important they were or who designed them but I coveted those chairs and still do. I […]